Rockwell Collins Senior Systems Engineer - DO-254 Certification Lead in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Requisition ID: 14461

Want to work with some of the most talented, dedicated people on the planet? Do you value relationships, commitment, innovation and integrity? Want to be a part of a company that has been named numerous times as America's Best Employer in Aerospace and Defense by Forbes magazine?

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We are currently searching for a Senior Systems Engineer - DO-254 Certification Lead to join our team in Cedar Rapids, IA (1000). A comprehensive relocation package is available for qualified candidates. Employing some of the most talented, dedicated people on the planet is not by chance. People from all over the globe choose Collins Aerospace as the place to build a rewarding career, while helping create and deliver communications, integration, and engineering solutions that our global customers demand so that our world keeps moving and stays connected. It's an exciting time to become a part of our team. Join us and discover how high your career can soar at Collins Aerospace.

Job Summary

The Government Systems Position, Navigation, and Timing (PNT) Solutions Engineering organization is seeking a talented Senior Systems Engineer to lead DO-254 certification for the Airborne PNT Certification team within the Airborne, Weapons, and Antenna Electronics Products Engineering department. The ideal candidate for this role embodies the Rockwell Collins Vision Roadmap, has the courage to take prudent risks, the grit to persevere through difficult challenges, and the foresight and wisdom to lead positive change throughout the organization.

Job Responsibilities

Due to substantial growth in the Airborne PNT market and an emerging requirement for airworthiness certification of military PNT equipment, we are standing up a new engineering team whose focus will be to ensure timely, cost effective, and successful airworthiness certification of our products. Products include the latest in SAASM GPS receiver technology for military platforms, the Digital GPS Anti-Jam Receiver (DIGAR), Radio Navigation products such as TACAN and VOR/ILS, and our future modernized (M-code) GPS products.

A PNT Airborne Certification Lead has the following primary responsibilities:

  • Become a DO-254 certification SME within the PNT Airborne department

  • Act as an advisor to Airborne PNT product Program Managers(PMs) for certification

  • Create and maintain a patient sense of urgency in a highly regulated environment

To be successful in this role the Airborne PNT Certification Lead must fulfill the responsibilities described above while ensuring that all decisions and behaviors are guided by the Rockwell Collins Vision Roadmap.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) discipline.

  • US Citizenship

  • Ability to obtain a DoD Secret Security Clearance

  • Must have product development experience on a team where the product was being certified to DO-254

Further, the following skills and attributes are necessary for consideration:

  • A passion for learning and applying regulatory requirements to ensure quality, reliability, and safety for our end users while minimizing product development cost and time to market

  • Detail oriented and very well organized

  • Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills to address multiple audiences including peers, customers and customer leadership, Engineering leadership, Program Management, Marketing/Business Development, Operations, and technical staff at all skill levels from new hire to Technical Fellow.

  • Experience in a highly regulated product development environment.

  • Mentor product development teams in the utilization of the appropriate RC processes and tools during product development to ensure successful product certification.

  • Product development experience with a product being certified to DO-254

  • Foster a strong, collaborative working environment

At Collins Aerospace, we believe a solid work-life balance creates a healthy lifestyle and inspires creativity and innovation. We value our people and invest in their development, growth and success at our company by providing development opportunities through Collins Aerospace University, networking, mentoring, and tuition reimbursement.

And that's just for starters.

Some of our competitive benefits package includes:

Medical, dental, and vision insurance

Three weeks of vacation for newly hired employees

Company-paid winter holiday shutdown for most locations

Generous 401(k) plan that matches 62.5 percent of the first 8 percent of eligible compensation you contribute (or 5 percent if you save 8 percent)

An Incentive Pay Plan based upon company performance

Tuition reimbursement

And more

Interested yet? Apply now and embark on your next worthwhile adventure!

Collins Aerospace is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected status.